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An Ohio industry group wants to lead the world in sustainable polymer manufacturing and recycling. The Polymer Industry Cluster in Akron, a “coalition of Northest Ohio plastics companies, governments and universities,” is seeking “at least $40 million in federal funding to become a national technology hub for sustainable ...

State officials seeking up to $1.25B grant for regional hydrogen hub

New 1.3M SF distribution center will consolidate Scotts Miracle Gro’s logistics

Federal energy policy is making many new incentives available for local governments to fund energy-related assets. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), enacted in 2022, established a set of energy-related asset categories that are now being directly subsidized by the federal government. Under the IRA, nearly any advanced or renewable energy asset ...

Great Lakes Authority established to promote economic, environmental development

Study says Ohio is poised to become a leader in hydrogen economy

The Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) released rules and associated program guideline documents (Brownfield Remediation and Building Demolition and Site Revitalization) to govern the disbursement of $500 million in total grant funds for distressed properties in Ohio. The rules were emergency filed and are effective as of December ...

JPMorgan Chase solar installation at Polaris office is second largest in the world

Ohio in the running for $2.7 billion sheet mill

Nearly $1 billion magnesium plant bringing 200 full-time jobs to Cadiz

More than 100,000 Ohioans work in clean energy jobs, report shows

Bricker & Eckler Energy attorney Kara Herrnstein will lead a webinar discussion, “Let the Sun Shine in Ohio,” for the Women's Energy Network, Wednesday, April 28, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Register here >>

Bricker closes Northern Michigan PACE project

Bricker & Eckler has developed a solar resource center, designed specifically for developers trying to understand the processes, challenges and opportunities related to solar development in the broader Great Lakes region.

Six Bricker & Eckler attorneys will be featured as part of HalfMoon Education's live, interactive webinar, "Issues in Ohio Energy and Electric Utility Regulation," Thursday, March 25. For more information, visit the registration page.

Startup hopes to spur economic growth in Appalachia through recycling battery cells 

New Franklin County solar farm will supply energy to AEP

Hillsboro farm goes solar with 60-panel rooftop installation

Car manufacturers broadening EV lineups to include more SUVs, trucks

Dayton area expected to add more EV charging stations with EPA funding

Ohio EPA virtual public hearing on amended rules for power plant efficiency

Planned OSU $278M heat and power plant gets approval

Columbus residents to vote on community choice aggregation in November

Columbus develops UTC to simplify EV adoption for fleets

NOPEC $35,000 grant will fund Lakewood’s fifth EV charger 

Ohio Supreme Court to decide whether state EPA can enforce federal act in Rover Pipeline case

DriveOhio outlines statewide strategy for EV charging

Campbell City Schools converting all buildings to clean energy

Volkswagen settlement money funding Ohio EPA grants for EV charging stations

Ohio University I-Corps@Ohio teams spur economic development in Appalachia

$1B Gemini Solar Project will be largest solar project in U.S. history 

Columbus exceeds EV adoption goal, leads Midwest

Dairy farm begins production of renewable natural gas

Renewables could overtake coal generation in 2020 as COVID-19 accelerates transition

Columbus’s energy benchmarking ordinance is the first in Ohio

Cleveland Heights going greener with more solar panels on city buildings

Honda, GM joint venture could “add spark” to Lordstown battery plant

2019 was second-biggest year for new installed wind power

Clean Fuels Ohio partners with Lordstown Motors to promote Endurance electric trucks

Investment in Ohio natural gas power plants tops $15 billion

On March 25, 2020, Ohio EPA’s Division of Air Pollution Control announced its promulgation of draft rules that seek to comply with US EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule.

Cleveland planning solar arrays on up to 16 city properties

Cuyahoga County solar projects will save money, protect environment

Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance has record-breaking year for PACE financing

On November 14, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine unveiled his long-awaited H2Ohio Water Quality Plan, a program aimed at reducing phosphorus runoff and harmful algal blooms, improving water infrastructure (including tackling the problem of failing septic systems) and preventing lead contamination to water in Ohio.

Lakewood city facilities to use 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2025

Renewables now less expensive than natural gas generation, new report says

NASA study finds huge solar potential for Cleveland

Columbus first non-attainment area in nation to meet ozone air quality standard

Cincinnati plans transition to electric vehicles for city fleet

Twinsburg plans to install EV charging stations with NOPEC grant money

Warren County park solar project also combats pollinator habitat loss

Ohio legislature considering study of electric vehicle infrastructure issues

Coal “no longer dominant source” of electricity in Ohio 

Ohio House energy reform bill: “most significant rewrite” of energy laws in over a decade

Bexley says CRA could fund Mayfield Place remediation and remodel 

Ohio ranked third in 12-state Midwest region for clean energy jobs

The Energy Exchange: Charging Toward the Future event May 9, 2019

Airstream adding 100-percent renewable-powered facility

Campbell school district plans solar project


Ohio ranks in top 10 states for clean energy jobs

U.S. led record year for corporate clean energy PPAs in 2018

Cincinnati Council members propose changes to tax abatement criteria

Central Ohio’s air-quality improvements lead Ohio EPA to seek federal redesignation of status

Water Infrastructure Improvement Act grants new tools to municipalities

Laketran becomes member of Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance

UC Clermont College now 100% powered by wind energy

AEP’s planned Highland County solar farms a welcome boost for southern Ohio

GreenGen to upgrade energy efficiency at three Ohio GSA facilities

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced $20 million in funding for the construction of a new railyard and pipeline facility in the town of Hannibal, Ohio on December 6, according to The Daily Jeff. The rail transloading project is expected to increase the area's energy exports and connectivity to global markets. For more, read the full story.

Sirna and Sons solar installation generates 35% of company’s electric usage

Better energy polices could help bring $25B and 20K jobs to Ohio 

Community leaders form Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance to save Ohio’s nuclear plants 

SARTA offers free loan of fuel-cell bus to any transit authority in the U.

“Bring Your Green” participants saved more than $600K in energy costs

Lake Erie wind turbine project “won’t harm environment,” DOE rules

Judge Carr issued an order on October 3, 2018, in Environmental Law and Policy Center, et al., v. U.S. EPA, et al., effectively dismissing the litigation and providing no clear path forward for challenges of Ohio EPA’s plan to delay pursuit of a TMDL for the open waters of Lake Erie. 

DP&L will invest up to $1 million for electric vehicle charging equipment

Acting EPA head says new clean-air plan gives states more flexibility

Ohio Caverns first in U.S. to produce solar energy on site

Ohio ranks 3rd in region for clean energy employment

U.S. DOE offers up to $6M in funding for wind R&D

Ohio’s first landfill-based solar farm nearly complete

Cincinnati named to top 25 most environmentally friendly U.S. cities

NTE Energy’s $600M Middletown Energy Center largest development in city’s history

Pennsylvania joins Ohio and other states offering PACE financing

Butler County looking at clean technology for public transportation

Athens residents vote for SOPEC carbon fee 

Ohio State Energy Partners focused on carbon neutrality by 2050

Several groups helping make Northeast Ohio greener

Can OSU’s carbon-capture technology help coal compete with renewables?

St. Clairsville, Caldwell prisons awarded $11M in OAQDA financing for energy upgrades

Fifth Third plans to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy

University of Dayton adds 4,026 solar panels as part of ongoing sustainability efforts 

Ohio State University joins coalition dedicated to achieving climate change

Ohio tops list of states for carbon emissions reduction from 2005 to 2015

SOPEC proposal for carbon tax would fund solar development

PUCO net-metering hearing will allow opposing sides to voice concerns

ASHTA Chemicals $100M project will upgrade energy efficiency and environmental friendliness

Ohio leads the U.S. in number of LEED-certified schools

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